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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67687
Last updated: 2 June 2019
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Date:25-APR-1965
Time:
Type:Slingsby T.8 Tutor
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: BGA 1072
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Meir Aerodrome, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Meir Aerodrome
Destination airport:
Narrative:
In the initial stages of a winch-launch, the glider appeared to an observer to be flying slowly. At about 60 to 70 ft., the
pilot reduced the angle of climb, but the glider stalled and then crashed before recovery action could take effect.

Sources:

www.bpg.flyer.co.uk/BGA.xls
Accidents to Aircraft - A United Kingdom Survey for the year ended 31st December 1965


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Sep-2012 16:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Narrative]
02-Jun-2019 12:25 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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